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Title Correspondence (R-S) from Rudolf Cronau
Author Roebling, Washington Augustus; Sherman, William Tecumseh; Sitting Bull
Date 31 Mar 1881 - 24 Oct 1881; 1 May 1914
Document Type Correspondence
Reference MSS 81, Folder 7
Library / Archive Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Collection Name Rudolf Cronau Papers, 1858-1930
Description Contains correspondence, biographical notes, and newspaper clippings relating to several public figures connected with Cronau.
Series Description The collection is an assemblage of autographs and autograph letters, some accompanied by biographical information, primarily of German Americans. Most were collected by Cronau on his travels in the American West. Also present are a passport for Cronau and watercolor paintings by the German biologist Ernst Haeckel. Addendum, raf 07/05/05: These additions consist of two small drawings made by Big Man and One Bull and presented to Cronau during his stay at Fort Rand, South Dakota, October 1881. Each depicts two men on horseback seen in profile drawn in pencil with red accents.
Biographical Note / History Cronau was born in Solingen, Prussia in 1855 and came to the United States in 1880, settling in Phillips Manor, New York. He was a reporter, writer, traveler, and lecturer.
Theme(s) Politics, Legislation and Governance; Religion, Ethnic Identity and Community Relations
Places New Jersey, New York, Washington D. C., United States
Nationality American Indian; German
People Roebling, Washington Augustus; Sherman, William Tecumseh; Sitting Bull
Keywords business, engineering, military
Additional Information Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania catalogue.
Language English
Document(s) linked to Correspondence (U-W) from Rudolf Cronau
Copyright Historical Society of Pennsylvania